Easy Corned Beef Hash

This Easy Corned Beef Hash is the best way to use up leftover corned beef OR the best excuse to make corned beef from scratch! It’s a simple dish that is hearty and comforting, made under 20 minutes with only a handful of ingredients. Top with a fried egg, a splash of hot sauce and this gluten-free and paleo and whole30-friendly breakfast is ready!

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We don’t know what we look forward to more when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day eats, the actual Corned Beef and Cabbage or the subsequent leftover meal that follows: this Easy Corned Beef Hash. It’s such a hearty, comforting breakfast: meat, potato and eggs. It’s such a classic meal and the best part is that the components are mostly already cooked so it’s just a matter of heating them all up together and topping with an egg, if desired. If you don’t have leftover corned beef laying around, trust us this breakfast is totally worth cooking corned beef for.

This is one of those recipes that really is more of a guideline. If you have leftover carrots, or onions or root vegetables that were cooked with your corned beef you can feel free to add those in! This can also work with any other leftover beef you may have, though it won’t have that classic flavor as it does when cooked with the corned beef. If you have leftover roast beef, pot roast or even steak, you can make this work. If you don’t have any leftover potatoes you can cook up some fresh. Just dice up some potatoes and boil for about 12-15 minutes, or until fork tender. They brown better when they are cold, but fresh cooked will work in a pinch.

How to Make Corned Beef Hash

How do you make corned beef hash from scratch:

  1. Cook some onions
  2. Add cooked corned beef and potatoes and cook for 5 minutes undisturbed, and then flip and cook another 5 minutes
  3. Season with garlic powder and pepper, and add salt if needed.
  4. Serve with eggs!

Why is corned beef so salty?

We talk extensively about the process for brining your own corned beef here, and then go into details about how to cook it from scratch here. If cooked properly (meaning rinsed really well and cooked in enough water) corned beef shouldn’t be overly salty, but when making corned beef hash you definitely want to taste the dish before adding any additional salt!

Corned beef hash recipe

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Easy Corned Beef Hash

Prep Time 00:05 Cook Time 00:18 Total Time 00:22 Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, small dice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-½ cups leftover corned beef, fine dice
  • 16 ounces leftover potatoes, about 12-14 small potatoes, diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Eggs, for serving (optional)

Directions

  1. Heat a large cast iron or non-stick skillet over medium heat. Once hot add oil and onion. Cook until soften, about 8 minutes.
  2. Add butter to the pan and turn up heat to medium high. Add beef and potato and stir to combine. Then let cook, undisturbed for 5 minutes. Flip over the hash and cook on the other side for another 5 minutes, or until the hash is heated through.
  3. Add garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste and serve with hot sauce and a fried egg (if desired)

Recipe Notes

  1. This can also work with some other cooked cuts of beef like brisket or pot roast.
  2. To make fully dairy free feel free to sub in ghee or additional oil in place of the butter.
  3. If you are using an oven proof skillet you can also crack a few eggs inside of the hash after step 2 and cook under the broiler for a few minutes until the eggs are cooked!
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Fall Hash Brown Breakfast Skillet

This Fall Hash Brown Breakfast Skillet is packed with all  of the quintessential flavors of autumn! It’s the perfect hearty weekday breakfast (or brinner), and great for a weekend brunch! Hearty, nutrient-dense, and delicious!

Fall Hash Brown Breakfast Skillet

The hash browns in this dish make it SO perfect. Instead of dicing the potatoes, simply shred them! It adds wonderful texture to the dish.

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Fall Hashbrown Breakfast Skillet
Serves 4
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
35 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
35 min
Ingredients
  1. 3 tablespoons grass-fed butter or extra-virgin olive oil
  2. 1 large squash (any type, we used butternut and celebration squash), medium dice
  3. 2 cups shredded potato, about 4 potatoes
  4. 1 red or yellow pepper, diced
  5. 1 small onion, diced
  6. 2 garlic cloves, minced
  7. 2 cups of loosely packed spinach
  8. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  9. 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  10. 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  11. 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  12. 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  13. Pinch red pepper flakes
  14. 3 or 4 eggs
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat butter and add garlic, onion, squash, shredded potato, and red or yellow pepper. Cook for 4 minutes, until veggies start to soften.
  3. Add in garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt and pepper, and a pinch of red pepper flakes. Cook until squash is tender, about 10 minutes.
  4. Make space for eggs with a spatula then crack eggs into the spaces, place in oven for 15 minutes until egg whites are firm.
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Fall Hash Brown Breakfast Skillet

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3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

This 3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet is hearty, flavorful and QUICK! It’s the perfect, customizable, week day breakfast.

3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

Sometimes I throw some other veggies, like spinach, onion, and sweet potato, into the mix, but most of the time it’s as simple (and tasty) as this 3-Igredient Skillet.  I love using a good salsa because it gives you all the flavors you need! Literally, you don’t even need to spice this beauty. It’s. ALL. Packed. In!

3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

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3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

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3-Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

Prep Time 2 min Cook Time 15 min Total Time 0:17 Yields 2

Ingredients

  • 3/4-1 lb. organic ground turkey (or grass-fed beef)
  • 1 cup salsa of choice
  • 6 organic eggs*

Directions

  • Heat skillet with oil over medium heat, and place turkey into it. Cook until turkey browns and no pink remains.
  • Add in salsa and mix to combine, let cook together for 2-3 minutes.
  • Crack in eggs and cover skillet for 7 minutes or until egg whites are opaque**

Recipe Notes

  • *Adjust based on how many people you are serving. Example: If you're making it for 2 people, and you want 2 eggs each, reduce the amount as desired.
  • **Cooking time will vary based on how yolky you want your eggs
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